In this article we take you through the steps to create an Order from an existing Quote and then sending to your supplier. This is an efficient way to quickly create an order from a list of materials in your Quote, avoiding any re-keying hassle.
Step 1: Navigate to Quotes and select your Quote
Step 2: Select Items & Create Order from Quote
Select the materials or sections you wish to create an order for, select More and Create Order from Quote.
Step 3: Select Selected items
We have selected a couple items so will select Selected items. If you are ordering all items then select All items.
Step 4: Select to assign Order to your Supplier
To avoid this step, tick Limit Order to Single Supplier via Admin and Order Configuration - Help article
Select your Supplier
Step 5: Fill in the Order form and & Save
Edit the order's Title, select the Order Date and Due Date, Assign the order to a Job and/or Task, add a Reference and any Private notes. If you need to make any edits to this form, after saving, you can by selecting the Order header.
Step 6: Send Order to Supplier
The Order Status is now Pending. Make any necessary changes to your Order and Save.
Select Supplier and hit Next
Edit the Email Message & hit Send
The Order has been sent to your Supplier. Select to view your Quote
Within the Quote, you can now see the items ordered and the ones yet to be.